Gavin Shoebridge – an electric vehicle nut, a keen environmentalist

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Electric Car Batteries and Their Lifespans

April 13th, 2010 at 11:24 pm » Comments (1)

Thinking about converting a car to run on electricity? If you are, then before you shell out your hard earned dollars you're probably wondering just how long your shiny new ...more »

Why Are Lithium Batteries So Expensive?

April 5th, 2010 at 2:09 pm » Comments (2)

Of course all electric car converters would love to ditch lead batteries and use lithium ones. You can draw more power out of them, they're lighter, they last longer, they ...more »

Using Lithium Batteries in Your Electric Car – Things You Should Know

March 30th, 2010 at 2:00 pm » Comments (2)

[caption id="attachment_353" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="A prismatic LiFePO4 battery. Image courtesy of EV Works Australia www.evworks.com.au"][/caption] Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries are fast becoming the battery of choice for electric vehicle converters. Known ...more »

Battery Pack Sizing for Electric Car Conversions

February 10th, 2010 at 6:49 pm » Comments (4)

Image courtesy of www.calcars.org Possibly the most confusing calculation when converting a gas clunker to run on electricity, is figuring out just how many batteries you'll need to achieve your desired ...more »